Firstly, ALL members of All families at Gumdale Scout Group are part of the
When your child joins Gumdale Scout Group, so do
It is an expectation of the Gumdale Scout Group that if you child joins our
Group you will be called upon to provide support for them by getting involved in some way or another - please
note that this is not negotiable at our
Parent support has been the success of our Scout Group. Most other
Scout Groups struggle for help and assistance and it is for this reason that many Group fail and close, not
There are no paid employees at our Group and so it is critical that you get
involved and ask yourself, "what is stopping you from helping out?"
By help we mean taking on one of the may roles within
the Group such as;
Taking on one of the roles as a member of the Group Support
Committee. Please remember that by joining your child at Scouts at Gumdale you automatically
become a member of this committee so the hard part is done, we will allocate a role for you withing the
Putting on the Scout Uniform and becoming ons of the Leaders in the
Group. All we ask is that you commit to attend two nights out of four per month for two years and
the Group will:
Provide all your training from basic to advanced
Provide your uniform
Provide a Working with Children Blue Card
Provide support/mentoring during your training
Becoming an 'Adult Helper'.
Allows you to attend more than once a month to help with running
Joeys, Cubs or Scouts.
Provides you with a Working with Children Blue Card
Provides access to basic e-learning training
Please note that being rostered on as a helper from
time to time or helping with transport too and/or from a camp or activity is support all parents are expected to
assist with and is outside of the assistance described above.
To discuss this further pleasee contact the Group
Leader at firstname.lastname@example.org or the Group Support
Committee Chairman email@example.com